7 hrs ago
Milwaukee Courier Online
Reaction to voting bill
Democratic legislators are reacting to the passage of a bill that will end the early voting on weekends for Milwaukee and Madison voters.
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11 hrs ago
Miss West Allis/New Berlin Scholarship Pageant
The Miss West Allis and Miss New Berlin Scholarship Pageant has been scheduled for March 15th at Shattuck Recital Hall on the campus of Carroll University in Waukesha.
15 hrs ago
Fire Department protecting life and property for 60 years
Fire Chief Lloyd Bertram provided a fascinating review of the New Berlin Fire Department during his visit to the Rotary Club on March 12. Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, the fire department's four stations offer New Berlin residences and businesses the full array of fire services.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Candidate forum on March 22 to include District 2 candidates, start at
The Rotary Club of New Berlin will host a forum for common council and school board candidates on Saturday, March 22 at New Berlin West High School, 17401 W. Cleveland Ave. District 2 Alderman Laura Kavala is being challenged by Charles Garrigues.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Highlights from the Board of Education Meeting - 3/10/14
Ashwin Sankrithi, Eisenhower, grade 7; Brynn Flanders, Poplar Creek, grade 6; Melisa Erman, Elmwood, grade 6; Suzanne Bian, Elmwood, grade 6; Joshua Lucchesi, West, grade 7; Kyra Levandoski, Ronald Reagan, grade 5. Ashwin Sankrithi will advance to the Badger State Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 29, 2014, his second trip to state! Moving New Berlin ... (more)
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Election letters due Friday for Muskego and New Berlin races
All eligible letters will be published no later than the March 20 issue. No election letters will be run in the March 27 newspaper, the final issue prior to the election.
Police Report: March 11
3A 19-year-old West Allis woman and an 18-year-old New Berlin woman were arrested for underage drinking after the car they were driving in was pulled over for a traffic violation at 108th Street and Copeland Avenue at 1:55 a.m. March 10. The driver, a 20-year-old Racine woman, was arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Senator Lazich's Statement Applauding Senate Approval of Modernizing Campaign Finance Laws
"SB 655 is a modernization and housekeeping bill," said Lazich. "The bill makes overdue changes to Wisconsin Election and Campaign Finance law by updating sections of statues that are dated or have been struck down by the courts."
Senate back in session after Democrats delayed key votes
State senators returned to the floor Wednesday to pass bills to end weekend voting before elections, allow lobbyists to make political donations earlier in the political season and curb lawsuits by those exposed to asbestos.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Fire Chief Lloyd Bertram to speak at Rotary Club meeting
Fire Chief Lloyd Bertram will visit the Rotary Club meeting on Wednesday, March 12. Chief Lloyd Bertram will discuss in detail how the fire department operates, and how it has been able to save money yet improve services through mutual aid agreements and other arrangements.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Controversial election bills find little support in Wisconsin Senate
Senate Republicans moved three election-related bills through committee last week, removing a controversial provision from one and taking no action on a fourth bill that was criticized by election watchdog groups.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Fri Mar 07, 2014
School board races in Muskego, New Berlin in April
A trio of candidates will run for both the Muskego-Norway and the New Berlin school boards in the April 1 spring election.
Attend Discover New Berlin Expo March 21-22
Apply for jobs, learn about local civic organizations, enjoy student entertainment and more - at Discover New Berlin Expo, a Business and Community Expo and Job Fair.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
State doesn't need bills that help lobbyists and hurt good government
This April 5, 2011, file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald during a session of the Senate at the state Capitol.
Audition notices for area productions
BEL CANTO SENIOR SINGERS. Men and women age 55 and older are invited to join the chorus on March 10. Rehearsals take place from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday afternoons at Holy Apostles Parish, 16000 W. National Ave., New Berlin.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Jackhammers, 'frost teeth' help gravediggers cope with cold
Corey Lidman and Rick Budnick use "frost teeth" attached to a backhoe while digging a grave Monday at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in New Berlin.
Wisconsin senator seeks to allow in-session lobbyist checks
As the legislative session winds down, the leader of the state Senate wants to rewrite campaign finance law to allow lobbyists to hand off their clients' campaign checks to lawmakers and other elected officials during the legislative session.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Police Report: March 3
A landscape trailer was taken in the 6500 block of Muskego Drive prior to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 22. A 36-year-old man was arrested for drunken driving following a traffic stop on Cape Drive and Ryan Road at 1:30 a.m. Feb. 21. A 23-year-old woman was arrested for drunken driving following a traffic stop on Janesville Road and Martin Drive at 2:30 a.m.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Road to recovery shows results in New Berlin
The city's roads have recovered from their poorer-than-preferred condition in 2009 and are now on target to meet a goal tied to a state evaluation process.